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Current Positions



Seasonal full-time 40 hours a week

Part-time 24 hours a week - 2 openings

Duration for all positions:  April - October / May - September

Primary Responsibilities:

Sell merchandise and admission tickets, welcome visitors and respond to their needs, keep gift shop/admission working area clean and organized, interact and coordinate with co-workers.

Strenghts and Skills:

Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays; experienced in customer service with strong communication skills, a fast learner, computer savvy and able to multi-task. Familiar with cash register and US currency. 

To Apply:

Email your resume to [email protected] or drop it off at the GWDC Gift Shop

Questions please call 406 646-7001 x 128



Duration: Positions start as early as May 1, and may run through October 31

Primary Responsibilities:

Speaking and interacting with visitors. Educate visitors about the animals at the GWDC and their wild counterparts in the Great Yellowstone Ecosystem through formal programs and informal interactions. Answer related questions. Contribute to the development of educational materials as needed. Assist with administrative tasks. Enforce safety guidelines. Assist with grounds upkeep in public spaces, which includes light physical activity such as sweeping, shoveling snow, or cleaning public spaces. This position does not involve hands-on work with animals or any animal care duties.


  • One year of relevant job experience
  • OR bachelor’s degree related to natural resources, environmental education, or biology
  • AND experience demonstrating public speaking, education, and customer service skills
  • Must be flexible to work weekends and holidays; must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience educating diverse age groups from young children to senior adults
  • Experience in interpretation and education in a zoo setting, or around wildlife
  • Knowledge of the Yellowstone ecosystem
  • Completion of a relevant certification, such as NAI’s Certified Interpretive Guide

To Apply:

E-mail a cover letter and resume to Tut Fuentevilla, Education Department Curator, at [email protected]

We will review applications as they are received, and some preference may be given to those received first.  We anticipate conducting phone interviews in mid-to-late March, and plan to make offers by the first week of April or earlier.  Please Note: We will be hiring for a permanent, full-time naturalist in October, and seasonal naturalists will be eligible to apply.


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